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See also: impastò
impasto (plural impastos)
the use of a thick-bodied paint to create sizable peaks and crests in an image
- For quotations using this term, see Citations:impasto.
- (painting) to paint in thick-bodied paint; to paint in impasto style
- 1991, Joyce Nakamura, Contemporary Authors Autobiographical Series, Volume 14:
- "She looked tall to me, and slim, with delicate Semitic features, and a full mouth that she impastoed with red lipstick to play against her […] "
- Rhymes: -asto
impasto m (plural impasti)